Biology and Genetics of Bacterial Cell Wall
Ivo Gomperts Boneca (PI)
Our research unit aims at studying peptidoglycan (PGN) metabolism to better understand how bacteria assemble a mature and essential PGN that confers rigidity and shape to the cell despite a highly dynamic process […]
2020Leptospiral LPS escapes mouse TLR4 internalization and TRIF‑associated antimicrobial responses through O antigen and associated lipoproteins., PLoS Pathog. 2020 08; 16(8): e1008639.
2020Defective lytic transglycosylase disrupts cell morphogenesis by hindering cell wall de-O-acetylation in Neisseria meningitidis., Elife 2020 Feb; 9(): .
2019Innate immune memory through TLR2 and NOD2 contributes to the control of Leptospira interrogans infection, PLoS Pathog. 2019 May;15(5):e1007811.
2017LipL21 lipoprotein binding to peptidoglycan enables Leptospira interrogans to escape NOD1 and NOD2 recognition, PLoS Pathog. 2017 12;13(12):e1006725.
2017Animal Models of Leptospirosis: Of Mice and Hamsters, Front Immunol 2017;8:58.
2016Genome mining of lipolytic exoenzymes from Bacillus safensis S9 and Pseudomonas alcaliphila ED1 isolated from a dairy wastewater lagoon, Arch. Microbiol. 2016 Nov;198(9):893-904.